Improve Skin Appearance and Add Glamour to Portraits

(PRWEB) June 24, 2011 — AKVIS MakeUp improves portraits and adds glamour to photos, giving them a professional look.

The software automatically smoothes small defects on the skin, making it radiant, beautiful, pure and even, as you can see on artistic images. It is amazing how much a good complexion adds to rejuvenating and freshening up a look!

Stylish, glamorous photographs have become the hallmark of the fashion industry. But not everyone knows that before a photo hits the pages of a magazine, it is subjected to thorough processing.

These tricks of professional photographers are now available to everyone!

Just open a portrait with AKVIS MakeUp and click on the Run button. The software will retouch and freshen up the skin without changing other aspects of the photo.

There are two modes – Express and Advanced. In Express mode you can do the correction with a single click using the default settings, while in Advanced mode you can choose the tone of the skin more precisely using the eyedropper tool and play with more parameters to find the golden mean between glamour and authenticity.

In Advanced mode you can achieve special effects, for example – High Key Lighting, which blows out harsh shadows and thus removes small imperfections and the shadows under the eyes. The features of a face become well-defined and the portrait appears in the best light.

The software is ideal for processing marriage photographs or graduation party photos. On such special occasions people try to achieve a perfect result – flawless portraits of the main participants.

Thanks to Batch Processing feature, you won’t need to process every single picture, but just apply the chosen settings to the whole folder with the event shooting.

AKVIS MakeUp can be useful to the fans of social networks and blogs to improve their profile pictures and add a touch of glamour to the albums.

AKVIS MakeUp is available in plugin and standalone versions.

The plugin version is compatible with Adobe Photoshop CS5 64 bit. Read more about compatibility here:

The software runs on Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP and on Macintosh Mac OS X 10.4-10.6, both 32 and 64 bit.

The full functional trial version of AKVIS MakeUp v.1.0 is available at

AKVIS MakeUp sells for $39 USD for Home version (either Plugin or Standalone), $49 USD for Home Deluxe (Plugin and Standalone), $72 USD for Business (Plugin and Standalone, for commercial use). Please consult the comparison table for more details about license types and versions of MakeUp:

Also, users can enjoy the full line of AKVIS products in the AKVIS Alchemy Bundle (all 17 products: Retoucher, Chameleon, MultiBrush, Enhancer, Coloriage, Noise Buster, Sketch, Decorator, LightShop, ArtSuite, SmartMask, Magnifier, ArtWork, NatureArt, Refocus, HDRFactory, and MakeUp) with a great discount (60% Off):

About Company:

Founded in 2004, AKVIS specializes in development of image processing software and Photoshop plug-ins. The company has released a number of successful products. The AKVIS team is enthusiastic about graphics and image processing issues. The company sponsors web-design and digital photography contests. The company offers free licenses to non-profit organizations (heritage foundations and historical societies) involved in conservation and restoration of photographic archives having cultural value.